U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Releases Final Rule Expanding HIPAA

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Releases Final Rule Expanding HIPAA

Jan 28, 2013

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Brownstein Client Alert, January 28, 2013
On January 17, 2012, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services in conjunction with the Office of Civil Rights released for preview their long-anticipated omnibus regulation to implement the statutory expansion of the scope of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) by the Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health Act and the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act. This Client Alert highlights several key takeaways from the expansive 563-page rule.

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